Hello, card makers! My son, Colin, is excited to start Kindergarten in a few days and is especially excited to meet his new teacher. And as a parent, I want to give his teacher a big hug for all the hard work she does. I so admire those who teach and work in schools.
To let them know they are appreciated, I decided to create a card for his new teacher, along with some of the other folks he will meet as he heads off on this new adventure. But with all the back-to-school plans, I am a bit short on time. That is where the new issue Card Ideas for Paper Crafters comes in handy!
Sketches are a great way to speed up the card-making process. And Card Ideas for Paper Crafters has some fabulous sketches. I used Stephanie Halinski’s fun sketch from page 50 of the issue:
After picking out my sketch, I grabbed some fun products:
- KI Memories Back To School Puffies (love these for quick embellishments)
- Studio Calico 6×6 Paper Pads (this size paper is excellent for card-making)
- Paper Smooches Word Up stamp set (great for cute cards)
I decided to use this sketch in several ways. First, we have a vertical card:
Next, I used it horizontally:
Then I rotated the sketch a bit for some added fun:
And finally, a mini card!
These cards were quick and easy, thanks to a fabulous sketch and great products. I enjoyed making them so much I decided to hook a lucky winner up with these goodies from Paper Smooches, Studio Calico and KI Memories:
For your chance to win, just leave a comment here by midnight (MDT) on Thursday, August 25.
P.S. Feelin’ sketchy? Cath is announcing a brand new sketch challenge over on the Moxie Fab World blog! Hop on over for all the details!
P.P.S. It’s time to announce the winners of Kelly’s Meet Lindsay Amrhein post!
1. Billie Dee (Aug. 22, 1:07 p.m.)
2. Tricia Dee (Aug. 22, 3:00 p.m.)
3. Annette Witherspoon (Aug. 22, 10:49 a.m.)
Congrats, winners! Kelly will be contacting you shortly to discuss your prizes and get your mailing address. Thanks to all who left comments!